“Private Dancer” by Tina Turner

Tina Turner’s ‘Private Dancer’ is her fifth (and best-selling) solo album released on May 29, 1984 By Capitol Records.

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Track Listing : 1.I Might Have Been Queen (Jeanette Obstoj, Rupert Hine, Jamie West-Oram) – 04:10 . 2.What’S Love Got To Do With It (Terry Britten, Graham Lyle) – 03:49 . 3.Show Some Respect (Terry Britten, Sue Shifrin) – 03:18 . 4.I Can’T Stand The Rain (Ann Peebles, Don Bryant, Bernard Miller) – 03:41 . 5.Private Dancer (Mark Knopfler) – 07:11 . 6.Let’S Stay Together (Willie Mitchell, Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr.) – 05:16 . 7.Better Be Good To Me (Holly Knight, Nicky Chinn, Mike Chapman) – 05:10 . 8.Steel Claw (Paul Brady) – 03:48 . 9.Help! (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 04:30 . 10.1984 (David Bowie) – 03:09

Musicians : Tina Turner – Vocals, Background Vocals . Gary Barnacle – Saxophone . Jeff Beck – Guitar . Terry Britten – Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals . Graham Broad – Drums . Alan Clark – Percussion, Keyboards . Mel Collins – Saxophone . Cy Curnin – Vocals, Background Vocals . David Ervin – Synthesizer . Wilton Felder – Bass, Saxophone . Nick Glennie-Smith – Keyboards . Glenn Gregory – Vocals, Background Vocals . Rupert Hine – Bass, Percussion, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals . John Illsley – Bass . Hal Lindes – Guitar . Billy Livsey – Keyboards . Tessa Niles – Vocals, Background Vocals . Frank Ricotti – Percussion . Joe Sample – Synthesizer, Piano . David T. Walker – Guitar . Martyn Ware – Synthesizer, Vocals, Background Vocals . Terry Williams – Drums

Production : Produced By Terry Britten, John Carter, Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, Wilton Felder, Rupert Hine, Joe Sample, Greg Walsh, Martyn Ware . F. Byron Clark – Engineer . John Hudson – Engineer . Walter Samuel – Engineer . Greg Walsh – Engineer . Stephen W Tayler – Engineer . John Hudson – Mixing . Stephen W Tayler – Mixing . Humberto Gatica – Mixing . Alan Yoshida – Mastering

Package : Sam Gay – Creative Director . Roy Kohara – Art Direction . John O’Brien – Design . Pete Ashworth – Photography

Recorded 1983–1984.

Released On May 29, 1984 By Capitol Records.

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Rolling Stone
Last year, I heard Tina Turner sing that awful Terry Jacks song “Seasons in the Sun” on televisionand she found something in it that broke her heart. Imagine her doing the same thing to good songs. […]

Robert Christgau
Less than converted by her reverent reading of the Reverend Green’s “Let’s Stay Together,” I noted cynically that the album lists four different production teams, always a sign of desperation. Which makes its seamless authority all the more impressive. […]

allmusic
A few years earlier, it was hard to imagine the veteran soul/rock belter reinventing herself and returning to the top of the pop charts, but she did exactly that with the outstanding Private Dancer. […]

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